WHEELCHAIR COACHING

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Introduction to Wheelchair Tennis

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In this LAB powered by Net Generation webinar recording, the USTA Wheelchair Team discusses the basics of wheelchair tennis.

WHEELCHAIR TENNIS EXPLAINED

Grips Explained

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Refer to this handout to give you a comprehensive explaination of grips specific to wheelchair tennis.

Volleys Explained

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This handout gives you step-by-step instructions on how volleys are executed in wheelchair tennis.

Inverted Backhand Explained

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Unlike the Traditional backhand with an eastern grip, where they will have to change their grip from the forehand position, they will not switch their grip from the semi-western forehand grip to the eastern backhand grip for the Inverted backhand. Learn more about the execution of this swing here.

WHEELCHAIR TENNIS VIDEOS

VIDEO: Wheelchair Tennis Mobility Patterns

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In this video, Jason Harnett, USTA’s National Manager and Head Coach for Team USA’s Wheelchair Tennis Team, discusses the very unique mobility patterns that are exclusive to wheelchair tennis.

VIDEO: Wheelchair Tennis Progressions

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In this video, Jason Harnett, USTA’s National Manager and Head Coach for Team USA’s Wheelchair Tennis Team and Jason Allen, USTA's Manager, Wheelchair and Technical, teach groundstrokes and mobility patterns to new or seasoned athletes with disabilities looking to play wheelchair tennis!
 

VIDEO: Wheelchair Tennis Serving

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In this video, Jason Harnett, USTA’s National Manager and Head Coach for Team USA’s Wheelchair Tennis Team and Jason Allen, USTA's Manager, Wheelchair and Technical, help you to understand the nuances of serving when working with an athlete with a disability.
 

VIDEO: Wheelchair Tennis Singles Tactics

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Jason Harnett, USTA’s National Manager and Head Coach for Team USA’s Wheelchair Tennis Team, shares a great tip to help you understand the tactical mentality of a wheelchair athlete when playing Singles, which is quite unique to wheelchair tennis.

VIDEO: Wheelchair Tennis Doubles Tactics

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Jason Harnett, USTA's National Manager and Head Coach for Team USA’s Wheelchair Tennis Team, share great tips to help you create effective strategies during wheelchair tennis doubles matches.

VIDEO: Wheelchair Setup

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Jason Harnett, USTA's National Manager and Head Coach for Team USA’s Wheelchair Tennis Team,  shares some great tips to help you understand the importance of the tennis wheelchair’s set-up in relation to the disability of the player using the chair.

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Net Generation Curricula

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View wheelchair tennis Net Generation red, orange and green ball curricula for players getting into the sport from ages 0-18!

 

 
 
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